Oily, shine-prone skin? Check.

Rough and uneven skin texture? Check.

Bumpy and congested skin? Check.

Those plagued with overactive sebum glands will be familiar with the above-mentioned scenarios. Needless to say, each of us has developed our own little routines that we turn to whenever we need to battle that occasional breakout. However, if those pesky spots never seem to go away, this might be a hint that what we’re using could be unsuitable.

Here are five types of beauty products you keep at arm’s length if you have acne-prone skin.

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Text: Bernadette Bong-Chan